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District special education approach being revisited

District special education approach being revisited

Timothy O'Leary, Reporter

January 15, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The Davenport School District has recently been under scrutiny by the state due to failures in the current special education programs provided. The district has received several audits across 2018, multiple relating to the special education department, namely being out of compliance with disproportio...

GEAR UP Iowa prepares Falcons for the future

GEAR UP Iowa prepares Falcons for the future

Joseph Potts, Reporter

October 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness Undergraduate Programs, also known as GEAR UP, is a grant awarded to the Iowa College Student Aid Commission that began in the fall of 2014. The grant was about $22 million. West is a part of  GEAR UP, a program to help low-income students to prepare for pos...

West High way

West High way

Naomi Walker, Co-Media Editor & Business Manager

August 28, 2018


Filed under News

Falcons begin the 2018-2019 school year with an almost all new administration headed by new Principal Cory Williams.   New Falcon faces Imagine sitting at home recovering from surgery and getting a text from the Associate Superintendent Rob Scott. Williams was in this exact position when s...

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